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529 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: planer digital readout sale

I just saw that the Wixey digital planer readout is for sale on Amazon for $32 (free shipping with Prime). I’ve wanted one of these ever since I got my Dewalt 734, so I jumped on it as soon as I saw it!

-- Miles


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#1 posted 529 days ago

Sure, it goes on sale 1 month after I buy mine!!! Thanks for the heads up though.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 529 days ago

Heck of a deal. I wouldnt be caught without mine anymore.

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#3 posted 529 days ago

Thanks, Miles. Just ordered it.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 529 days ago

Saw it yesterday and bought one as well.

-- John

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#5 posted 529 days ago

Is it still on sale? I can’t find it for less than 44.50 at Amazon. Thanks

-- Scott

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#6 posted 528 days ago

I jumped on it yesterday for 32.00$. Looked at it today it’s 44.50$.
It’s goining on my 735.
Thanks Miles

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#7 posted 528 days ago

Yeah, there were only six listed at $32. Or maybe they noticed the sudden rush of orders…

Still, $44 is a good discount off the list price of $57.

-- Miles

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#8 posted 524 days ago

Installed mine this weekend and tested it against a digital caliper. Difference: 0.000” !

This has got to be the best planer upgrade ever.

-- Miles

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#9 posted 524 days ago

Hah, isnt it though Miles? It really made my workflow on my 735 way more efficient.

If you just used the double sided tape to install, you may want to consider drilling the holes for the screws. My tape eventually came unglued even w/ proper surface prep.

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#10 posted 524 days ago

Good advice, Marcus. Did you remove the double-sided/foam tape before putting the screws in, or just drill through and screw it down with the tape in place?

-- Miles

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#11 posted 524 days ago

I took the original off, put on some of my own to help making lining everything up easy, and then left it on when I screwed it in.

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